Two men sentenced to prison for causing death by dangerous driving

Two men have been sentenced for their part in a collision which resulted in the death of a father of three. Kulwant...
Graham Butterworth sentenced to 11 years for indecent assaults

Man sentenced for sexual offences against children

A 70-year-old man has been sentenced to a total of 11 years after being found guilty of a string of sexual...
Leicester train station

Leicester tops ‘least railway stations per population’ poll

Leicester has the fewest number of railway stations per population, reveals new research by the Press Association. The city has just one...
Leicester men arrested for Virgin Media scam

Leicester men sentenced for £60m Virgin Media scam

Six men have been sentenced for their part in a multi-million pound fraud which allowed thousands of people to watch Virgin...
Plans for new Opera House in Leicestershire

Plans to build a permanent Opera House in Leicestershire

Carphone Warehouse founder David Ross is planning to build the first permanent opera house in over a decade in Leicestershire. Mr Ross...

Where is missing prisoner, Gavin Owens?

Police are appealing for help in tracing a Hollesley Bay prisoner who has absconded and may be in the Hinckley area. Police...
Stop child abuse

Thousands sign up to stop child abuse

More than 5,000 people in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland have backed a campaign to stop children being sexually abused and exploited. Among...
Clash of Drums at Leicester City Festival

Leicester’s City Festival

The City Festival celebrates Leicester in the heart of the city. For ten fun–packed days, between Saturday 20 August to...

Leicester misses out on Olympic homecoming parade

Leicester will not get to host the Olympic homecoming parade, with Manchester chosen for the honour. The city had bid to...

Things to do this weekend: Leicester Mela

This weekend will see a mix of live music, dance, food and fashion at the Leicester Mela. Events will take place across...
Man jailed for manslaughter

Man jailed following death of teenager

A 19-year-old man has been sentenced to nine years in prison following the death of a teenager last November. Pravdit Sian, of...

Jail for driver who caused death of teenager

An uninsured driver who caused the death of a teenage boy in Leicester city centre has been jailed for eight years...